University of Denver

Jennifer Henderson

Grant Writer

Jennifer Henderson is a grant writer, responsible for grant research, development, and reporting for IAALS. She joined the team in February 2021.

Prior to joining IAALS, Henderson served as an independent grant contractor for over twelve years, Foundation & Government Grants Manager at Denver Zoo, and Grants Coordinator at Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Her previous work as a community liaison and education curator in museums focused on collaboration, public programming, and community engagement in museums.

Henderson received her master’s degree in Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program, State University of New York, and her bachelor’s degree from Colorado College majoring in History.

Additional Info 

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Colorado Business Committee for the Arts – Leadership Arts Cohort 2021
  • Board Chair, Friends of the Longmont Museum
  • Board Member, Louisville History Foundation
  • Member, Young Men’s Service League


  • MA, Museum Studies, State University of New York, Cooperstown
  • BA, History, Colorado College